[ nawr-ee-ey-guh, nawr-yey ]

  1. Manuel Antonio, 1934–2017, military leader of Panama 1983–89: captured by U.S. forces and sentenced to prison for drug trafficking 1992.

Words Nearby Noriega Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Noriega in a sentence

  • On July 2, Noriega appeared on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer to argue the legitimacy of the new Honduran regime.

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  • Generals Noriega and Perez were afterward attached to the command.

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  • Puebla, after the departure of the French troops from the country, was left in the hands of General Noriega.

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  • Tapo and Simi were rancherias on the present Noriega rancho of Simi.